1996 Georgia Tech Baseball Results

1996 Georgia Tech Baseball
(40-25 overall, 13-11 ACC)


            February    March    April    May   

Feb. 9-11 Olive Garden Classic, Kissimmee, Fla.
      9   Alabama                 L    2-7
     10   Texas Tech              L    4-8      Fischer, Sorrow collect three hits             
     11   Central Florida         L    7-8      Barr: three hits, two RBI
     13   at Georgia Southern     L    3-4 (10)
     14   at Georgia Southern     L    4-8
     17   NOTRE DAME              W   12-4      Sorrow: four RBI
     18   NOTRE DAME              W    9-4      Elder fans 11 in relief; Hood 4-for-4, 2 HR, 4 RBI
     24   GEORGIA                 W    6-5 (10) Byers: 4-for-5
     25   at Georgia              L    2-5
     27   MERCER                  W    7-2      Danny Hall gains 300th career coaching win

March
      1   RUTGERS                 W    9-1      Easterling: 3-for-4
      2   RUTGERS                 W    6-3
      3   RUTGERS                 L    4-5      Squeeze play scores winning run for RU
      5   JACKSONVILLE STATE      W   14-7      Jackets collect season high 20 hits
      9   CONNECTICUT             W    7-0
      9   CONNECTICUT             W    8-2
     10   CONNECTICUT             W   11-8 
     16   VIRGINIA                W    7-6      Thomas: 5 RBI        
     16   VIRGINIA                W    5-4      Danny Hall notches 100th win at Tech
     17   VIRGINIA                W   13-5
     19   WINTHROP                W   10-7      Leggett: 4-for-4, HR, 5 RBI
     20   WINTHROP                W   14-1
     22   KENT                    W   14-12     Byers: 4-for-6, 5 runs, 5RBI
     23   KENT                    L    7-9      Snaps 10 game winning streak
     24   KENT                    W   17-16     Fischer & Sorrow 3 hits; Duncan gains save
     29   DUKE                    L    5-6
     31   DUKE                    W   15-7      Byers: 8 RBI; Wilson improves to 4-0
     31   DUKE                    W   13-5      Elder strikes out 12

April
      2   GEORGIA STATE           W   23-4      Jackets tie school record with 7 doubles
      5   at N.C. State           L    6-10     Sorrow: 2-for-4, 3 RBI
      7   at N.C. State           W    3-2      Elder strikes out 10; Barr w/save
      7   at N.C. State           W    9-0      Crowder spins four-hit shutout
      9   at Georgia State        W    4-2      Sorrow: 3-for-4
     10   at Mercer               W   11-8      Thomas hits tape-measure home run 
     12   at Wake Forest          L    2-4
     13   at Wake Forest          W   13-2      Thomas' hitting streak reaches 21 
     14   at Wake Forest          L    1-7      Jackets manage just four hits
     16   UNC-ASHEVILLE           W    7-6
     16   UNC-ASHEVILLE           W   18-7
     19   NORTH CAROLINA          L    6-12 
     20   NORTH CAROLINA          L    7-8
     21   NORTH CAROLINA          L   11-12     Thomas: 3-for-5, 3 RBI
     23   GEORGIA                 W    4-3      Yankosky wins in relief; Barr 3 hits      
     26   at Florida State        L    4-16
     27   at Florida State        L    6-3      ACC losing streak hits six games
     28   at Florida State        W    4-1      Elder carries no-hitter into 8th; Fischer HR  
     30   at Georgia              W   10-3      Tech wins 30th; Barr, Leggett homer twice

May
      3   at Maryland             W   13-2      Byers delivers three HRs, six RBI
      4   at Maryland             W    7-1      Crowder & Wrigley combine on seven-hitter; HR: Byers
      5   at Maryland             W    8-6 (10) Md. error in 10th gives Tech win; Sorrow three hits
      7   GEORGIA SOUTHERN        L    5-6      Tech rally falls short; Barr 3-for-3 with sac fly
      8   GEORGIA SOUTHERN        W    7-4      Hood cracks 3-run homer
     10   CLEMSON                 L    8-9 (10) Jackets tie it w/4 in 9th; Hood: 3-for-5, HR
     11   CLEMSON                 W    4-0      Wrigley throws seven scoreless innings; Thomas solo HR
     12   CLEMSON                 L    2-9      Jackets complete regular season (35-20, 13-11 ACC)       

   14-19    Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament
          at Durham Bulls Athletic Park, Durham, NC
     16   North Carolina          W   13-9      Tech scores seven in 8th; Barr homers twice
     16   Clemson                 L    1-6      
     17   N.C. State              W    6-1      Crowder goes distance; Tech scores five in 7th
     18   Virginia                L    4-8      Fischer drives in all four Tech runs

   23-27  NCAA South II Regional at Alex Box Stadium, Baton Rouge, LA
     23   New Orleans             L    3-13     UNO's seven run 3rd buries Jackets
     24   Austin Peay             W   14-3      Thomas: 2 HR, 6 RBI  
     25   Tulane                  W    7-4      Crowder: 8 IP, 2 runs allowed; Thomas homers again
     25   New Orleans             W   12-7      Prather goes 7 innings; Fischer, Leggett homer
     26   at Louisiana State      L   13-29     LSU's recording setting 18-run 7th kills Tech; Hood: four RBI